Hi all,

I just bought an FrSky Taranis for my quad copter and needed to get the Mavlink data up on the Taranis LCD telemetry display. So here is my solution using a Teensy3.1 as a converter between MavLink and the S.Port on FrSky X8R.

See attached file below...

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I can not find anything. However, the MP reports the undervoltage.
I think it's somewhere in "severity levels used in STATUS TEXT messages"


Hmm, it's a nice idea but I think I'll stick with my FrSky PPM convertor for the control side - http://www.frsky-rc.com/product/pro.php?pro_id=112

Hi Rolf, i found under:


MAV_SEVERITY_WARNING = 4 Indicates about a possible future error if this is not resolved within a given timeframe. Example would be a low battery warning.

Can you tell me how I can query that


In which file? Is it in the MavLink library or in the APM autopilot code??


Shweeet, got mine working. This is awesome!! 

Thanks so much for sharing!

Rolf, for some reason my Spd and distance never change :(  everything else works really good! also missing flight mode info ;) 

Ok, here is what you can do,


declare variable ap_severity=0;


in the MavLink_FrSkySPort.ino file, add in the MavLink_receive function:

            case MAVLINK_MSG_ID_STATUSTEXT:       


            ap_severity = statustext.severity;



Now you can use the returned value ap_severity to set an output depending of the value

do you have a GPS connected?

ap_severity is sending 0x01 (MAV_SEVERITY_ALERT) when battery drops under failsafe level.

statustext.text is reporting "Battery Low!" 

yes :) and have 10-12 satelites + 3d fix, also my gps alt is not much different from bar alt. 

p.s. which f/w version are you using on your taranis? 

I'm using opentx-x9d-v1.1.02

Do you have longitude & latitude  shown in the telemetry screen?

cause both Spd and Dist are using these values to calculate there values...

Flight mode info is not included in the file, only ARMED/DISARMED as T1, i will change that on the next uploaded file..


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